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High Schools Finally Realize Teens Need To Sleep More

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

SEATTLE (AP) -- More school districts around the U.S. are heeding the advice of scientists who have long said that expecting teens to show up to class...

My Q and A With Christian Benedict on the Link Between Sleep and School Performance

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

After many years of neglecting sleep's importance in our lives, we've entered a golden age of sleep studies. Christian Benedict, a neuroscientist at Uppsala University in Sweden, is helping lead this scientific movement, with a particular emphasis on how sleep is connected to performance in school.

Why Teenage Boys Are Biologically Wired to Stay Up, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

Did you know that there is a biological reason behind your teen's wacky sleep habits? Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained ...

For Teens, Too Little Sleep Can Equal Too Many Snacks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Teens who average fewer than eight hours of sleep on weeknights tend to eat more fatty foods and high-calorie snacks than their better-rested peers, a...

Falling Asleep In Class? Blame Biology | Madison Park | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Parents flick the light switch, flap the sheets and prod their groggy teenagers to get to school on time. Then, when the teenagers get to school, they...